Desired State The consulting team will work on finding the necessary milestones

Desired state the consulting team will work on

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Desired State The consulting team will work on finding the necessary milestones for Classic Gentleman and will set up a formal way to measure them. It will be inserted within this project and also provided to the client so necessary adjustments can be made throughout the life of the business. Development of Research/Options According to Teamgantt, milestone plans are maps used to show the course of projects, they include important markers like tasks, dependencies, task owners and more (Harned). They are very important because help projects move forward, stay on track, and communicate the 88
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plans to a team. The milestones will include start and end dates, key deliveries, client and stakeholders approvals, important meetings and presentations, key dates or outages. It is important to keep on track of these deadlines and take care of any bottlenecks. Overall, it is important for Classic Gentleman to create a milestone plan using inexpensive software. Recommendation The team recommends a milestone plan be created for the future projects Classic Gentleman has in mind. Free milestone creation software is available online for use of the masses. The milestone plan should be updated regularly as task are completed to keep update on projects. Implementation The following is the milestone plan with the events given by the owners of Classic 89
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Gentleman and can be found in Appendix F. It can be edited online through online.officetimeline.com/app . The account can be created for free and users can keep up to 5 PowerPoint timelines. The account currently being used for Classic Gentleman is under the username [email protected] and password Acct463. The current milestone plan for the membership implementation can be found there and can be edited to the owner’s desire and need of additional milestones. Step by step to using the software: 1. Login in using the information provided. 2. Select a premade template by clicking on it and clicking on use, this will take users to Data View. 3. Replace existing data with Classic Gentleman’s and add new milestones as needed. 4. To edit existing text, double click and enter new data. 5. Complete project planning by adding milestones to the sequence 6. Plans can be downloaded as PowerPoints, images, or excel sheets. Other Necessary Assets Current State Investing into the business is a very important part of growth, especially if the business wants to attract investors. New purchases can help the business grow further and for Classic Gentleman the addition of more equipment can help them serve and cater more events. Mr. Hanrahan mentioned that the limited amount of funding has created a limit on how purchases and operations are handled, but enabling the purchase of new equipment can help the company become more efficient.
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  • Spring '17
  • Trisha Miller
  • Accounting software, Comparison of accounting software, Classic Gentleman

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